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Wind Turbine (WTG) Commissioning Engineer

Quanta Consultancy Services Lancashire 500.00 - 650.00 GBP Day

A renewable energy client is looking for a Wind Turbine (WTG) Commissioning Engineer to lead as the project's primary representative for all works associated with the installation and commissioning of the Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) on their Offshore Wind Energy project. The role will involve both land based and offshore works, as necessary to meet the programme objectives and timescales. The contract will be for 6 months initially, however the role is estimated to be for 1 year.

This engineer will be responsible for overseeing all electrical and mechanical installation & commissioning activities carried out by the Principal Contractor and his Subcontractors. Ensuring Health & Safety practices, quality of materials and workmanship are in accordance with the client's requirements. Coordinating the use of internal engineering specialism's as necessary to supplement the onsite resources, in order to meet the project programme. Liaising with all suppliers and signing off completion against agreed Inspection and Test (ITP's) Plans.


Supervise Contractors & ensure use of correct PPE, equipment & working practices
Prepare/review Method Statements & Risk Assessments for work on site.
Witness and sign off installation & commissioning activities to an agreed Quality Inspection Plan.
Coordination between subcontractor works on the Transition Piece and WTG
Programming of work activities for Transition Piece/WTG Commissioning Works
Reporting of near-misses and incidents
Record keeping of Progress (Punch Lists etc.) and weekly/monthly reporting
Liaison with Package Manager in regard to sign-off of stage completion
Liaison with all suppliers and signing off completion against agreed Inspection & Test (ITP's) Plans.

Knowledge and Skills

Apprenticeship with a minimum of HNC qualification (or equivalent) in electrical engineering discipline.
Significant experience working in a similar capacity.
Familiarity with Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007.
Offshore Training and experience
Experience working with Siemens Wind Power and Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd in a client role.
11 December 2013
17 December 2013
Full Time
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